New issue of economic monitoring


President Viktor Yanukovich has been remarkably effective in restoring the vertical hierarchy of Russian-style personal discretionary power. In economic policy, this approach was backed by Russian paternalism.  Although macro-statistics look positive we recognize growing risks of a bubble that will inevitably burst, under an undemocratic political regime. More about political perspectives of Ukraine read in our new report “Too Heavy a Hand?”. The full report could be obtained through subscription at Global Source ( Trial access is available.

Summary of Economic Overview

June 17, 2010